New Station Warrant Officer at RAF Lossiemouth

The new year sees a new man in the post of Station Warrant Officer at RAF Lossiemouth as Warrant Officer Al Milligan handed over to Warrant Officer Mark Ratcliffe this week.

Warrant Officer Mark Ratcliffe and Warrant Officer Al Milligan
WO Mark Ratcliffe takes over as Station Warrant Officer from WO Al Milligan
Image by: SAC Samantha Holden

The Station Warrant Officer is responsible for standards and discipline on an RAF base and is the Station Commander’s right hand man.  WO Milligan has been in the post for a very busy three and a half years and will next take up a role in the Lossiemouth Development Programme (LDP). He said:

“Holding the position of Station Warrant Officer for the past three years has been a tremendous privilege, particularly during the Royal Air Force’s centenary year.  This role has been the pinnacle of my 36 year career.

“I am fortunate to be staying on base working in the LDP, and looking forward to being part of an exciting time of development at RAF Lossiemouth.”

Warrant Officer Mark Ratcliffe, a Survival Equipment Fitter for 35 years, returns to RAF Lossiemouth from his most recent role in the Defence Search, Evade, Resist & Extract Training Organisation at RAF St Mawgan.

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